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Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 3–9

November 13, 2018

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Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November 3 to 9, 2018. This update also represents violence related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger. These incidents will be included in the Nigeria Security Tracker

 

 

  • November 5: Boko Haram killed "some" (estimated at five) soldiers in Kukawa, Borno. 
  • November 5: The Civilian Joint Task Force killed eight Boko Haram militants in Gubio, Borno. 
  • November 6: Gunmen kidnapped four Catholic priests in Ethiope East, Delta. 
  • November 6: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants in Ngwuri Gana, Borno (LGA unknown).  
  • November 7: Gunmen kidnapped the Ondo African Democratic Congress (ADC) chairman and four others in Akoko North-East, Ondo. 
  • November 8: Nigerian troops repelled a Boko Haram attack in Gujba, Yobe, killing "some" (estimated at five) militants. 
  • November 8: Boko Haram killed one soldier and eight civilians in Ngala, Borno.
  • November 9: The Nigerian Air Force killed "several" (estimated at five) Boko Haram militants in Damboa, Borno. 

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